genus Apleurus Chevrolat, 1873: 78 type species Apleurus fossus Chevrolat, 1873 (=Cleonus lutulentus LeConte, 1859)
      Centrocleonus LeConte, 1876: 145 type species Cleonus angularis LeConte, 1859 [Homonym]
      Cleonaspis LeConte, 1876: 153 type species Cleonus lutulentus LeConte, 1859
      Cleonopsis LeConte, 1876: 147 type species Cleonus pulvereus LeConte, 1859 (= Cleonus lutulentus LeConte, 1859)
      Dinocleonus Casey, 1891: 176 type species Cleonus angularis LeConte, 1859 [replacement name]

subgenus Apleurus Chevrolat, 1873: 78 type species Apleurus fossus Chevrolat, 1873 (= Cleonus lutulentus LeConte, 1859)
albovestitus Casey, 1891: 183 (DinocleonusTL: “Los Angeles Co, California”  NAM: MX1,2,# US(AZ1,# CA* NM1,# NV1 TX1 UT1)
      densus Casey, 1891: 185 (Dinocleonus)  TL: “Winslow”  NAM: US(AZ*)
      interruptus Casey, 1904: 322 (Dinocleonus)  TL: Utah  NAM: US(UT*)
      mexicanus Casey, 1904: 322 (Dinocleonus)  TL: Guerrero  NAM: MX*
      molitor LeConte, 1858: 78 (Cleonus) [Homonym]  TL: “California”  NAM: US(CA*)
      structor Csiki, 1934: 67 [unnecessary replacement name]
      wickhami Casey, 1891: 184 (Dinocleonus)  TL: “Indio”  NAM: US(CA*)
angularis LeConte, 1859: 18 (CleonusTL: Kansas  NAM: MX1 US(AZ1,# CA1,# CO1 ID1 KS* NM1 NV1,# OR2 TX1 UT1 )
      denticollis Casey, 1891: 180 (Dinocleonus)  TL: “Peach Springs”  NAM: US(AZ*)
      porcatus Casey, 1904: 321 (Dinocelonus)  TL: “Ogden, Utah”  NAM: US(UT*)
aztecus Champion, 1902: 99 (Cleonus) !  TL: “Refugio, Durango”  NAM: MX*
lutulentus LeConte, 1859: 18 (CleonusTL: “Santa Fe”  NAM: GT# MX1,# US(AZ1,# CO1 KS1 NM* OK1 TX1 UT1)
      bryanti Van Dyke, 1953: 101 (Dinocleonus)  NAM: US(AZ*)
      fossus Chevrolat, 1873: 78 !  TL: “Mexico”  NAM: MX*
      pulvereus LeConte, 1859: 18 (Cleonus)  TL: “Dallas”  NAM: US(TX*)
pilosus LeConte, 1876: 145 (CentrocleonusTL: “California”  NAM: MX1 US(CA*)
      capillosus Csiki, 1934: 66 (Cleonus) [unnecessary replacement name]
      jacobinus Casey, 1891: 179 (Dinocleonus)  TL: “San Diego”  NAM: US(CA*)
porosus LeConte, 1876: 146 (CentrocleonusTL: “Cape San Lucas, Baja California”  NAM: MX* US(CA1)
      farctus Casey, 1891: 181 (Dinocleonus)  TL: “California”  NAM: US(CA*)
saginatus Casey, 1891: 182 (DinocleonusTL: “Arizona”  NAM: MX1 US(AZ* NM1,#)
      dentatus Champion, 1902: 100 (Dinocleonus)  TL: “Pinos Altos, Chihuahua”  NAM: MX*

subgenus Gibbostethus Anderson, 1987: 468 type species Dinocleonus hystrix Fall, 1913
hystrix Fall, 1913: 41 (DinocleonusTL: “Pasadena”  NAM: US(CA*)

References. 1: Anderson R.S. 1987; 2: O'Brien & Wibmer 1982

Revision, Key: Anderson R.S. 1987


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Casey T. L. 1891. Coleopterological Notices. III. (continued). Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 6 (2−4): 9−214.

Casey T. L. 1904. On some new Coleoptera, including five new genera. The Canadian Entomologist 36: 312–324.

Champion G. C. 1902-1906. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Coleoptera. Rhynchophora. Curculionidae. Curculionidae (part). Volume 4, Part 4, viii + 750 pp. [text Cleonini: october 1902]

Chevrolat L. A. A. 1873. Mémoire sur les Cléonides. Mémoires de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège. 2e série 5: i−viii + 1−118.

Csiki E. 1934. Curculionidae: Subfam. Cleoninae. In: Schenkling S. (ed.), Coleopterorum Catalogus auspiciis et auxilio W. Junk, vol. 134. Berlin: Junk. 152 pp.

Fall H.C. 1913. A brief review of our species of Magdalis, with notes and descriptions of other North American Rhynchophora. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 39: 23–72.

LeConte, J. L. 1858. Descriptions of new species of Coleoptera, chiefly collected by the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission, under Major W.H. Emory, U.S.A. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 10:59-89.

LeConte J. L. 1859. The Coleoptera of Kansas and eastern New Mexico. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 11 (2): i-vi + 58 pp.

LeConte J. L. 1876. Tribe IV. Cleonini. pp. 144-160. In: LeConte J. L., Horn G. H. The Rhynchophora of America, north of Mexico. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 96 (15): i-xvi + 1–455.

O'Brien C. W. & Wibmer G. J. 1982. Annotated checklist of the weevils (Curculionidae sensu lato) of North America, Central America, and the West Indies (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 34: 382 pp.

Van Dyke E.C. 1953. New Coleoptera from western North America (Carabidae, Throscidae, Curculionidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 29: 98–101.

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